June 8, 2020

Alan Weinstein will take over from Gil Refael on July 1 as Executive Officer for Physics. Please spend a moment to reach out and thank Gil for his service. As EO, Gil has been energetic in modernizing our physics curriculum, and in helping the division create a more inclusive learning environment for our students.

June 8th 10am-11am
Watch the online seminar "Empowering Particle Physics Experiments with AI" by Jennifer Ngadiuba by following this link.

CORRECTION: Last week's newsletter failed to mention Grant Remmen, a Caltech Alum, as a collaborator alongside Caltech Professor Clifford Cheung and Caltech student Junyu Liu in the recent Quanta article.

In light of the events of the last few weeks, members of the PMA Graduate Student Advisory Board have written a statement in support of our Black colleagues, affirming that Black lives matter and committing ourselves to working towards an inclusive Caltech (read here). All PMA community members are invited to sign the statement

June 11th  5pm-6:15pm
The Caltech Library will be presenting the history of Caltech with a series of online presentations every other Thursday at 5pm.
(learn more)

Watch the new Caltech Astro Virtual Lecture "Measuring the Speed of Stars More Precisely Than Your Car's Speedometer" by Ryan Rubenzahl on Caltech Astro's youtube page.
(more info and link to watch)

In respect to the Black Lives Matter movement, Caltech Astro Outreach postponed this online public lecture originally scheduled for Friday, June 5th 7:00PM PDT. We do not want to create a distraction from this powerful moment for our country, when attention is better focused on addressing racial inequalities and injustices in our society. We are tentatively postponing our lecture until Friday, June 12th at 7:00PM PDT, but we will reevaluate this again this week. - Caltech Astro







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